ATP_1 English for Civil Engineering

Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
winter 2016
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Andrej Artemov, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jindřiška Kraťková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Daniel Raušer (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Sádlo (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Karim Sidibe (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Věra Sládková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. David Studenovský, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Libuše Turinská (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Jan Gregor, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Libuše Turinská
Centre of language services - Faculty of Corporate Strategy - Rector - Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
Supplier department: Centre of language services - Faculty of Corporate Strategy - Rector - Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
Timetable of Seminar Groups
ATP_1/K11: Sun 23. 10. 11:25–12:55 A6, 13:05–14:35 A6, 14:50–16:20 A6, Sat 26. 11. 14:50–16:20 A6, 16:30–18:00 A6, L. Turinská
ATP_1/S02: Tue 9:40–11:10 A2, L. Turinská
ATP_1/S03: Thu 14:50–16:20 A5, L. Turinská
ATP_1/TS01: Tue 18:10–19:40 A219, D. Studenovský
Prerequisites
MAX_KOMBINOVANYCH ( 41 ) && MAX_PREZENCNICH ( 130 ) && AJP_2 English as the First Language II
The knowledge of English language at B1 level. Recommended meeting the requirements of AJP_1 and AJP_2.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 171 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 5/171, only registered: 0/171
Course objectives supported by learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is the acquisition of specific language skills and knowledge focused on technical English. The acquired productive and receptive skills are in accordance with the descriptor of B1+ level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, including the grammar rules. After the successful completion of the course, the student masters the language skills in order to: describe professionally oriented situations, express in an efficient way the main message of an idea or problem; talk professionally about given topics related to his or her field of study. Students are able to communicate and can take an opinion on the given matter. The student uses the professional vocabulary (with only a little hesitation and using periphrasis) his/her opinion within the scale of the given topics. The student is able to maintain the discussion on the current topics and to apply his/her knowledge in practice.
Syllabus
  • 1.ENGINEERING - AN IMPORTANT SECTOR OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMY Introduction to Engineering 2.TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES IN A HISTORICAL CONTEXT Materials and their Properties 3.Chemical Elements, Substances, Compounds and Mixtures 4.Basic Shapes 5.Physical Units and Standards of Measurements 6. Numbers and Counting 7. Tools 8. Hybrid Cars, Cars 9.THE PROFESSIONAL TEXT - MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT 10. Traffic Signs and Four-stroke Engine 11. Robotics 12. Inventions
Literature
    required literature
  • Gálová, D. a kol. Angličtina pro strojírenské obory, Praha: Infromatorium 2008, 84 s. ISBN 978-80-7333-060-6
    recommended literature
  • MURPHY, R., Essential Grammar in Use. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007. 319 s. ISBN 978-0-521-67543-7
  • BÜRGER, J., Velký ekonomický slovník anglicko-český, česko-anglický. Plzeň: Fraus, 2007. 1312 s . ISBN 978-80-7238-639-0.
  • HANÁK, M. et al. Architektonický a stavební slovník anglicko-český. Plzeň : FRAUS, 1998. 721 s. ISBN 80-7238-024-9.
  • FRONEK, J., Velký anglicko-český, česko-anglický slovník. Praha: Leda, 2007. 1523 s. ISBN 978-80-7335-114-4.
  • JÍLKOVÁ, I., ŠULISTOVÁ, J. Study Materials for Civil Engineering English I. 1. vydání. České Budějovice : Vysoká škola technická a ekonomická v Českých Budějovicích, 2010. 36 s. ISBN 978-80-87278-45-1.
Forms of Teaching
Seminar
Tutorial
Consultation
Teaching Methods
Frontal Teaching
Group Teaching - Cooperation
Partner Teaching
Individual Work– Individual or Individualized Activity
Teaching Supported by Multimedia Technologies
E-learning
Student Workload
ActivitiesNumber of Hours of Study Workload
Daily StudyCombined Study
Preparation for Seminars, Exercises, Tutorial1127
Preparation for the Final Test1015
preparation for an oral presentation5 
Attendance on Seminars/Exercises/Tutorial/Excursion2610
Total:5252
Assessment Methods and Assesment Rate
Test – final 70 %
Presentation 30 %
Exam conditions
Grading of the course for full-time students: First Test/Seminar Work/ … : maximum 30% (0-30 points) Final Test: maximum 70% (0-70 points) Successful graduates of the course have to get totally at least 70 points. The final test includes the questions within the range of the level B1 (not only based on the textbook) Grading of the course for part-time students: Final Test: maximum 1000% (0-100 points) Successful graduates of the course have to get totally at least 70 points. The final test includes the questions within the range of the level B1 (not only based on the textbook)
Language of instruction
Czech
Teacher's information
https://is.vstecb.cz/auth/el/5610/leto2014/ASP_1/index.qwarp
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2010, summer 2011, winter 2011, summer 2012, winter 2012, summer 2013, winter 2013, summer 2014, winter 2014, summer 2015, winter 2015, winter 2017, summer 2018, winter 2018, winter 2019.
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